Top 30 Free WordPress Themes 2014

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A lot of themes are now floating through the Web, some are free and others premium. Of course, most WordPress experts recommend premium themes because of its security and design advantages but that doesn’t mean that you should trump the free ones. Sometimes, the free themes are even more beautiful than the paid ones. Every year we collect themes for you. Checkout the free WordPress Themes 2014 below.

WordPress is the best blogging platform there is. Let’s accept it. More and more websites use WordPress to manage their content. This doesn’t only apply to blogging but can also extend to eCommerce and a lot more! With this growing market for WordPress, the growth of the WordPress theme market consequentially grows with it.

Advocate

1

Advocate is a free WordPress theme completely suited for the corporate websites. It’s professional look will surely make law and accounting firms go gaga!

It comes with these features:

  • Logo Uploader
  • Home Page Template
  • Optional Custom Post Type Plugin for Staff profiles

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Alpha Forte

2

Alpha Forte is a sleek modern looking three-columned responsive theme. It perfectly fits personal and travel blogs. You can customize backgrounds and it has two widget areas in the left and right columns.

It comes with these features:

  • Column layout
  • Mobile friendly
  • Custom background
  • Custom primary menu
  • 2 Sidebar widget areas

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Aquarius

3

Aquarius is a free and responsive theme for personal bloggers. Its clean and modern layout will surely amaze your readers. It can fit in any screen, and supports Retina display.

It comes with these features:

  • Responsive and retina-ready
  • Supports all built-in post formats
  • Two widgetized areas
  • Fixed navigation
  • Custom navigation overlay pattern
  • Clean Georgia-based typography
  • Very easy to use
  • 100% GPL

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Archy

4

Archy is a clean-looking free WordPress theme perfect for travel and personal blogs! It’s clean design highlighted by a simple slider exemplifies the simplicity of the whole theme.

It comes with the following features:

  • Cross-browser compatible
  •  Two-column design
  •  Animated image slider
  •  Fixed-width
  •  Threaded comments
  •  Translation-ready
  •  Pagination
  •  Customizable menus and widgets
  •  Main colors: white, blue, gray.

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Bizkit

6

Built with HTML5 and CSS3, Bizkit is a beautiful Responsive WordPress Theme greate for business websites. It has a testimonial section, product and services section and a welcome section.

It comes with these features:

  • Responsive design
  • CSS3 and HTML5
  • 3 product and services block
  • 2 logo section layout options
  • 3 widget areas in footer
  • 1 sidebar widget area
  • 2 page layouts
  • Social Media icons

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Bushwick

8

With its lightweight and responsive design, Bushwick will surely highlight your content while putting emphasis on your imagery.

It comes with the following features:

  • Custom Excerpts
  • Slide Out Widget Area
  • Custom Header

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Crates

9

Crates is a responsive WordPress theme that is based on a grid layout with an optional two-column blog layout. This is perfect for personal bloggers and photographers.

It comes with the following features:

  • Responsive
  • Post Types
  • Slide out sidebar
  • Slide Down search bar
  • Grid Layout

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Cubby

10

Cubby is a beautiful WordPress theme great for a lot of purposes. It has a responsive design and can be viewed in any browser!

It comes with the following features:

  • Responsive
  • Extensive Admin Panel
  • Custom Homepage
  • SNS Icons

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DW Timeline

11

DW Timeline is a clean timeline style WordPress theme inspired by the Facebook Timeline layout. Great for portfolio websites who want to highlight their work experiences!

It comes with the following features:

  • WordPress 3.8 compatible
  • Post grid option by Meta-box
  • Customize panel for: Header image & background, call to action button
  • Clean code using Theme Wrappers
  • HTML5 Boilerplate
  • Micro-format
  • Relative URL
  • Multilingual-ready

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Engrave

12

Engrave is a free multi-purpose WordPress theme that is just reeking of professional feel. It is responsive and retina-ready. It also comes with a very powerful theme options panel that can make your design custom-made without even dabbling with code!

It comes with the following features:

  • Responsive and Retina Ready
  • Powerful Options Panel
  • Easy to use slider
  • Logo uploader

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Flubby

13

Flubby is a free WordPress theme built around Twitter Bootstrap and Font Awesome. It has a very simple and clean looking layout. Perfect for blogging!

It comes with the following features:

  • Responsive Design
  • Gallery and Video Support
  • Feature Header Content
  • Latest and Popular Posts Widget

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Formidable Restaurant

14

Perfect for restaurant owners, Formidable Restaurant boasts its responsive design, home-slider, portfolio, custom header and widgets features!

It comes with the following features:

  • Responsive design.
  • Integrated slider (Flexslider), easy to manage.
  • Portfolio can be used like the Menu Card.
  • 5 custom widgets.
  • 2 menu locations.
  • Customizable front page.
  • Custom logo upload.
  • Simple theme options page.
  • Social links

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Hemingway

15

Hemmingway’s beautiful color scheme and typography makes it a beautiful WordPress theme. Great for personal blogs, this theme boasts a custom accent color, custom header uploader and widgets that you’ll surely love.

It comes with the following features:

  • Fully responsive
  • Retina-ready
  • Custom accent color
  • Translation-ready
  • Four post formats
  • Two page templates
  • Video widget
  • Flickr widget
  • Dribbble widget

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Hexa

30

Hexa is an innovative way to showcase your personal blog. With a responsive design, you’ll surely have no problem having your content seen through mobile.

It comes with the following features:

  • Post Formats and Sticky Posts
  • Widgets
  • Social Links
  • Custom Menus
  • Header and Background

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Isis

17

Isis is a free WordPress theme built with the foundations of cleanliness, simplicity and responsiveness. Its translation-readiness fits well for all kinds of websites!

It comes with the following features:

  • 4 Awesome Fonts 1 slider
  •  2 Layout
  •  4 custom widgets.
  • 1 WordPress 3.6.1 Menu Position.
  • Mult-Level Dropdown Menu.
  • Translation Ready
  • Optimized for Iphone, Ipad and Android Mobile Devices.
  • 4 custom page templates
  • Separation of Comments and Trackbacks
  • Well-written documentation

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Lingonberry

18

Lingonberry is a clean and simple theme for bloggers. It has beautiful typography and can fit in any screen.

It comes with the following features:

  • Beautiful design and typography
  • Fully responsive
  • Retina-ready
  • Support for all post formats
  • Gallery, video and audio support
  • Translation-ready
  • 2 custom widgets
  • Custom archive page
  • Contact form (Contact Form 7)

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Obscura

19

Obscura is a free photography WordPres theme designed after the Photocrati Preset. It’s clean and classy and, at the same time, powerful. Showcase your masterpiece photos using this theme.

It comes with the following features:

  • Custom Header Image
  • Background Color
  • Custom Menu

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Pantheon

20

This free and responsive WordPress theme is built on minimalism. Because of this, Pantheon becomes a clean-looking and professional theme.

It comes with the following features:

  • Compatible with the latest WordPress version.
  • 100% responsive design.
  • Custom menu system, multi-level dropdown
  • Featured post images.
  • One widget ready location.
  • Threaded comments.
  • Compatible with all major browsers

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Parallax

21

Parallax is a free WordPress responsive theme that lets you create amazing websites. It is responsive and can be viewed ina ny browser. Aside from that, you can also use this theme’s settings to create a custom background.

It comes with the following features:

  • Responsive
  • Customizable Background
  • Touch Friendly

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PR Pin

22

PR Pin is a powerful and responsive free WordPress themes recommended for news or magazine websites. It was designed using Bootstrap and Font Awesome. Aside from that, it also has great widgetized areas that will surely be of great use for your website.

It comes with the following features:

  • Responsive
  • Built using Bootstrap
  • Widget Areas
  • Post Types

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Progression

23

Progression has no problems with different browsers. It has a two-columned fixed layout with an animated slider. This theme is just simple, neat and yet amazingly powerful.

It comes with the following features:

  • Cross-browser compatible
  • Two-column design
  • Animated Image Slider
  • Fixed-layout
  • Threaded comments
  • Translation-ready
  • Pagination
  • Customizable header image
  • Main colors: white, blue, gray

Demo More Info

Sorbet

24

Sorbet it a sweet-looking colorful candy WordPress Theme for personal blog. It’s responsive and clean looking, which is great for highlighting your content. It’s a fun and cute way to enjoy a great read of content!

It comes with the following features:

  • Editor Style
  • Featured Images
  • Flexible Header
  • Full Width Template
  • Infinite Scroll
  • Post Formats

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Socialize

29

Socialize is a lightweight and responsive WordPress theme. It is simple and beautiful but powerful as well. I recommend this for bloggers or magazine websites.

It comes with the following features:

  • Responsive
  • Beautiful with clean design

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Split Me

25

Split Me is a minimalist and beautiful WordPress Theme. It has no sidebars, or sliders or fancy visual bust it showcases the whole content distraction free!

It comes with the following features:

  • Clean design
  • Responsive
  • Minimalistic

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Unite

26

Clean, modern and responsive is Unite, a flat design inspired free WordPress theme. Fully customizable and has unlimited cpolor schemes, this theme is perfect for wedding websites.

It comes with the following features:

  • Responsive
  • Retina-ready
  • Featured Slider
  • Great support
  • InfiniteScroll
  • Translation-ready

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Wallpress

27

WallPress is a free WordPress theme that lets your viewers focus on the content. It has a flexible layout so that you can use it in your portfolio, blog, magazine or even business web-needs.

It comes with the following themes:

  • Responsive
  • Flexible Layout
  • Grid View
  • Video capable

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Wilson

28

Wilson’s name of the game is simplicity and cleanliness. This WordPress theme is assured to give you a professional look for your profile without even sacrificing functionality or speed

It comes with the following features:

  • Responsive
  • Beautiful and bold typography
  • Retina-Ready
  • Custom widgets

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WP Crest

29

Crest is a full width free wordpress theme that comes with amazing features. It is perfect for personal blogs who are able to write a lot of text rather than showcase images.

It comes with the following features:

  • Post Format support for Image, Gallery, Video and Audio
  • A Teaser which lets you display a title, a small description and a call to action button.
  • A Scheme Switcher which lets visitor switch the skin in use and the background images. Also lets the user increase or decrease the font size
  • A Social Media links section
  • A User Support block which you can use to display your contact number or email address
  • A Preloader that can be displayed while a page loads and while AJAX calls are being executed
  • Ability to modify all Headings, Labels, URL Slugs and Messages
  • Site-wide bottom widget panel
  • Widgetized sidebar for blog section
  • Ability to replace text logo/description with a logo. Also lets you upload your logo right from the backend.

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Conclusion

For those who want to start a WordPress website but on a tight budget, these themes are perfect for you. You can get beauty, functionality and speed without even making your wallet cry. So, what are you waiting for, download these masterpieces right now. Which was your favorite?

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4 Comments
  • Greg

    Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 21:24

    1

    Wallpress is the best one of them without any doubt, Thanks for sharing i was searching for theme like that :)

    +2
  • Akshay Hallur

    Thursday, July 10th, 2014 04:20

    2

    Nice themes Rudolph,
    I liked Alpha Forte and Parallex. Alpha Forte design is simply superb.

    I wonder why did you not include StarGazer and Iconic One.

    0
  • Hamza Sheikh

    Friday, July 18th, 2014 02:41

    3

    I liked few of them. Especially the DW Timeline theme. It looks really great. Thanks for sharing this amazing collection.

    0
  • Colin

    Sunday, August 31st, 2014 11:08

    4

    Very nice collection. May use some of these in the future!

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  • Colin

    Sunday, August 31st, 2014 11:08

    4

    Very nice collection. May use some of these in the future!

    0
  • Hamza Sheikh

    Friday, July 18th, 2014 02:41

    3

    I liked few of them. Especially the DW Timeline theme. It looks really great. Thanks for sharing this amazing collection.

    0
  • Akshay Hallur

    Thursday, July 10th, 2014 04:20

    2

    Nice themes Rudolph,
    I liked Alpha Forte and Parallex. Alpha Forte design is simply superb.

    I wonder why did you not include StarGazer and Iconic One.

    0
  • Greg

    Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 21:24

    1

    Wallpress is the best one of them without any doubt, Thanks for sharing i was searching for theme like that :)

    +2

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